Will poverty disapear from the world until 2030?

by Camille Le Saux on Octobre 18, 2013 - 10:18pm

In an article from the New York Times published on the 24th of september, Jeffrey D. Sachs is discusing a social issue in Africa.

Today, people dream about a world without poverty. The Development Committee of th World Bank set themselves a goal in April. Their goal is to end extreme poverty by the year 2030. Two major improvments have been done; first of all, in developing countries below the extreme -poverty line, proportion of households has clearly declined; secondly, the death rate of children under 5 years old has decreased since 1990. Despite these improvments, many questions about school, drinkable water, electricity and health remain. The fact is that they need economic growth, so many investments are needed for progress. Anti-market is not good for economic growth, but free-market can help. The problem is that it is not enough, the state's help is essential. New technologies have a positif impact on medecine, for example it allows a better control on Malaria. The Global Fund payed for installations to reduce the number of person infected by the Malaraia. They distributed long-lasting bed nets. It worked because the Malaria went down by 30 percent.The applications on smartphones for community health are as efficient as the help of Global Fund.

According to me, extreme pauverty will not disapear until 2030, it will certainly have reduce but extreme pauverty will still be present. Public and private powers still have to work hard together. The countries concerned have to improve their economic growth in order to be able to provide all the essential things like drinkable water and to solve questions on school, electricity and health.


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